UTCC - Parasitoligist Jobs in Uganda

UTCC - Parasitoligist Jobs in Uganda


  • The Parasitoligist will be part of a dynamic team of scientists that is expected to study the classification, life cycle, distribution, physiology, behavior,
    ecology and population dynamics of trypanosomes/ tsetse flies plus their control in Uganda.

  • He/ She will be reporting to the Operations Manager and will be stationed at Njeru in Buikwe District.

    Specific responsibilities

  • Undertake trypanosome infection rates studies in tsetse flies, livestock and human hosts.

  • Develop and conduct experimental studies with insects in controlled or natural surroundings

  • Collect and analyze biological data and specimens.

  • Study the characteristics of insects, including interactions with other species and their environment, reproduction, population dynamics,diseases, and movement patterns.

  • Estimate, monitor, and manage insect populations.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • The candidate should have at least a Bachelors (second upper) in science with bias in Zoology, Parasitology or any other biological science related field from a reputable Institution.

  • Two (2) years’ experience in tsetse or trypanosome related studies or intervention will be an added advantage.

    Persons Specifications

  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and able to maintain careful attention to detail.

  • Proficiency with standard software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) is required.

  • Demonstrated experience keeping accurate and detailed laboratory records.

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and good at record keeping.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UTCC - Parasitoligist Jobs in Uganda

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